Eric Cornidez, MD, MBA, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, Fellowship Trained Interventional Pain Specialist and Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine in the greater Tucson community.
Dr. Eric Cornidez is a local Tucsonan whose goal was to obtain the best training possible with a vision of bringing strong medical resources to the community where he grew up. He obtained his medical degree at Stanford University and returned temporarily to Tucson at the University of Arizona for his surgical internship. He then pursued his Anesthesia specialty at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale where he became the first Chief Resident in Anesthesiology and further subspecialized in Interventional Pain Management at Mayo Clinic Arizona. He serves as a consultant, investigator, and instructor on advanced pain management techniques such as neuromodulation.
He completed the Executive MBA Program through the Eller College of Business at the University of Arizona. From a clinical perspective, he is one of the most respected pain physicians in Arizona. From an administrative perspective, he is known to be a compassionate leader who inspires his staff to be their absolute best.
He is proud to be heavily involved in the community as shown through several roles such as Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona and an executive board member for both United Way Southern Arizona and Tucson Metro Chamber. He also participates with Make-A-Wish Arizona and the Knights of Columbus and actively involved in professional organizations, including the Arizona Society of Anesthesiologists, the Arizona Medical Association, and the Arizona Society of Interventional Pain Physicians where he holds the state level board position as Director At Large. Numerous community honors further illustrate his leadership include Outstanding Community Service Award from the U.S. Department of Justice, 40 Under 40 Achievement Award, and the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 2019 Businessman of the Year.
Most importantly, he is most proud of his loving wife and four beautiful children ages 7, 6, 4 and 2.